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Brewed by Badger (Hall & Woodhouse)
Style: Bitter
Blandford Forum, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 170   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.96   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Pasteurised. Seasonal - Spring.
"Bound to satisfy".
Triple hopped - Super Styrian hops added twice to the coppers then Styrian Goldings added. Hopping Hare is thrice hopped with three types of hop used during the brewing process. Aromatic Goldings and Cascade combine to provide an uplifting citrus-grapefruit and floral aroma, whilst First Gold carries the bitterness. The effect is a refreshing ale with a unique hoppy aroma and well-balanced bitterness that is bound to satisfy! It is a terrific match with roast lamb and spicy Thai dishes!


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
kwoeltje (2232) - Manchester, Missouri, USA - JUN 28, 2012
(bottle from Tesco) gold with white head and nice lace. Aroma of herbal hops and light malt. Flavor is likewise.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beer4000 (4565) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 13, 2012
500 ml bottle. Clear golden body with an off-white head. Aroma of caramel malt with a hint of caramel and floral hops. Flavor is light caramel malt, refreshing fruity and mild bitterness. Medium body and mild aftertaste. OK, refreshing thirst-quencher but easy forgotten.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HenrikSoegaard (10716) - Randers, DENMARK - JUN 1, 2012
Bottle. Creamy white excellent mostly lasting head. yellow colour. Light malty and moderate hoppy aroma. Moderate bittter flavor. Average moderate bitter finish. Oily palate. Fruity notes. melon?

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
a_cross (623) - Poole, Dorset, ENGLAND - MAY 27, 2012
Bottle. Light amber, clear; floral hop aroma characteristic of Badger beers; well-carbonated, perhaps too fizzy; spice on the tongue, hops to the fore as expected; slight metallic tinge which spoils it; more floral hops and a touch of grapefruit in the bitter finish; no more than ok.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
lusikka (6431) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 27, 2012
500 ml bottle. Rated on 26.5.2012.
Pours a clear golden colour with a white lacy head. Aroma of crispy citrusy fruits, floral notes and toffee. Flavour of sweet malts, citrusy hops, orange peel, grass and nutty biscuit. Medium bodied, thick mouthfeel and a bitter, citrusy and refreshing finish. Good.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Beerhammaren (1133) - FINLAND - MAY 22, 2012
Pours clear pale golden with a low head. Aroma is fruits and malts. Some hops. Weak flavor is hops and fruits. Easy to drink

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BlackHaddock (4009) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAY 11, 2012
Brown 500ml bottle, best before Feb 09, drank May 08. Poured into a pint sleeve glass it was a clear, bright pale golden colour with a good white head that stayed for the whole drink. The aroma was of hops (the label claimed it was thrice hopped), floral with a citrus fruits tang. The taste was fairly hoppy, not by US standards, but heavy for the UK. Dry and a little bitter overal. The dryness gave way to a metallic feel in the mouth and aftertaste, this didn’t help the tasting at all. Bit to harsh for me, the and hops and bitterness didn’t seem to blend together enough and the aforementioned metallic aftertaste seemed to highlight that fact. I can understand a hop fan going for it, but not me again.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
chrisv10 (11331) - DENMARK - MAY 8, 2012
Bottle, 4.4%. Clear deep golden with small off-white head. Aroma is malt, fruit, hops and a little caramel. Flavour is malt, fruit, hops, medium bitter, little caramel, little sweet, cereal and a little grainy.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Kavu (2346) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 30, 2012
Pours clear golden with a medium head. Aroma is pretty mild, fruity malts. Flavor has almost no malts, just fruits and hops. A tad watery, but good.

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
NathanMcC (8) - Essex, ENGLAND - APR 17, 2012 does not count
Light golden colour, hoppy cereal scent with fruity undertones. Crisp clean taste fruity with bitter spice hint.


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